Posts tagged ‘Life Lessons’

On Medical Emergencies and Time Management

Published: September 4, 2018 | Life Lessons, Productivity | 7 Comments

A couple of months ago, I experienced an unfortunate incident on my right eye. Of course, I immediately went to the doctor to have it examined. Over the next two weeks, I had to schedule several appointments with a retina specialist. And I had to undergo a couple of medical tests, which included taking an […]

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A Strategy to Improve How You Learn from Experience

Published: July 5, 2018 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 1 Comment

They say that experience is the best teacher. That’s why when we fail or make a mistake, the optimistic view is to learn from that experience. I was once deep in credit card debts. It came to a point when collectors started calling my house and harassing my parents to pay my debts. That was […]

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10 Quick Tips to Reach Financial Independence

Published: June 11, 2018 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | No Comments

How do you become financial independent? What are the keys to achieving it? What are the characteristics of people who are financially free? Reaching financial independence is a marathon. And just like preparing to run a marathon in real life, you need to understand some basic principles for success. Below are 10 quick tips, which […]

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The Cure for the Spaghetti Brain

Published: May 28, 2018 | Income Opps, Life Lessons | 2 Comments

Opportunities are all around us. Some may have more than others, but still, they exist if you look hard enough. However, having access to these opportunities doesn’t automatically guarantee success in life. One’s hard work, grit, determination, discipline, and focus are some of the keys to achieving success. Today, I’d like to talk more about […]

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7 Important Life Lessons That Improved How I Live

Updated: February 2, 2019 | Mindsetting | 1 Comment

I was recently invited to share about my work as a Registered Financial Planner at a university career orientation seminar. As I also was, when I was about to graduate college years ago, the idea of “facing the real world” daunted most of the students that day. One of them bravely asked me for important […]

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Memento Mori: Remember That You Have to Die

Updated: October 30, 2018 | Life Lessons | 2 Comments

It’s a question that comes up in conversations once in a while: “What would you do if you have only one year left to live?” Stop for a moment, and say your answer to yourself. Don’t overthink it, and just say whatever comes to your mind first. The question forces you to consider how suddenly […]

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How Much Time Are You Truly Wasting?

Updated: October 2, 2018 | Life Lessons, Productivity | 1 Comment

People working in Metro Manila know how terrible the traffic in the city can be. It is frustrating. It is stressful. You want to get home so badly. But you’re stuck on the road, and just inching along for several hours. Why can’t the government solve this problem? You start to think. Every year, traffic […]

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That Feeling of Emptiness and Why We Buy Meaningless Stuff We Don’t Need

Updated: June 3, 2018 | Life Lessons, Mindsetting | 8 Comments

I once attended a seminar, where the speaker asked the audience to be honest and raise their hands if the statements he’s going to say applies to them. “Have you ever laughed at someone who accidentally slipped while walking?” “Have you ever hidden snacks from others because you don’t want to share?” “Or have you […]

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5 Biggest Financial Mistakes that 50-Year-Olds Regret The Most

Updated: April 30, 2018 | Life Lessons, Personal Finance | 6 Comments

I had the chance to talk to future retirees during a recent speaking engagement. Among the topics that we discussed were the biggest financial mistakes that they regret, now that they’re in their 50’s. Today, I’m sharing with you a few of their stories, which I hope you’ll find valuable. Read beyond their sentiments and […]

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14 Things To Do in Your 20s, To Become Rich in Your 30s

Updated: April 10, 2019 | Life Lessons | 7 Comments

Becoming rich takes time, but with the proper mindset and right strategies, you can become a millionaire in 10 years or less. And the earlier you start, the sooner you can actually become one. With that said, how can someone who is now in their 20s achieve wealth within a decade? If you’re a 20-year-old […]

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On Life Goals and Financial Priorities

Updated: November 4, 2018 | Life Lessons | 3 Comments

When you were a kid, I’m sure a lot of people asked you what you wanted to be when you grow up. As you entered school, the question changed to what career you wanted to pursue. It was exciting to answer these questions, primarily because we had the freedom to choose among many possibilities, to […]

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